Hurtbox
Hurtbox

Technical Definition-The area of the screen where a character can be hit by attacks. Character hurtboxes are usually correlated to the actual character models although some exceptions exist.

In Other Words-"But we still might have a chance to hit them where it hurts."
"Their balls?"
"No."
"Just below their balls?"
"Their wallet, Leonard."
"I think it's called a taint."
-Community, Season 2 Episode 24

Technical Definition-The area of the screen where a character can be hit by attacks. Character hurtboxes are usually correlated to the actual character models although some exceptions exist.

In Other Words-"But we still might have a chance to hit them where it hurts."
"Their balls?"
"No."
"Just below their balls?"
"Their wallet, Leonard."
"I think it's called a taint."
-Community, Season 2 Episode 24

Character models are a collection of hurtboxes. Each yellow area can be dealt damage. Notice Marth's sword does not have a hurtbox.

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Character models are a collection of hurtboxes. Each yellow area can be dealt damage. Notice Marth's sword does not have a hurtbox.

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Category: Game Mechanics